Highland Community College

Computer Support Technology (2 yr)

As businesses rely more and more on computer applications, the importance of quality computer support grows. Computer Support Technicians must enjoy working with people to offer technical assistance with knowledge of computer networking, repair, and programming. Emphasis is put on training for A+ (at the completion of your first year) and Net+ (at the completion of your second year) certification.

Students enrolled full-time can expect to enter the workforce after completing 18 months of coursework.

Visit Highland Community College Technical Center to learn more about an exciting career in CST!

Here are some helpful resources:


First Semester    
CST103 Operating Systems 2
CST104 Networking Fundamentals 2
CST111 PC Fundamentals 3
CST122 Technical Writing 2
CRT132 PC Troubleshooting Essentials 6
  Total for First Semester 15
Second Semester    
CST154 Advanced PC Troubleshooting 3
CST156 Integrated Applications 2
CST157 Supporting the Operating System 5
CRT191 Certification Training Lab 3
  Total for Second Semester 15
  Total for First Year 30
Third Semester    
CST201 Advanced Operating Systems 3
CST204 WAN Technologies 2
CST205 Advanced Integrated Applications 3
CST206 Programming 2
CST207 Technical Support Lab I 2
NET125 Introduction to Net+ 3
  Total for Third Semester 15
Fourth Semester    
CST208 Network Operating Systems 2
CST209 Network Operating Systems Lab 5
CST210 Advanced Net+ 2
CST211 Technical Support Lab II 2
NET195 Certification Training Lab Net+ 3
  Total for Fourth Semester 14
  Total for Second Year 29
  Total Credits for Certificate 59
CST295 Occupational Work Experience